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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 6:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 85° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.38 meters/second, 1589.0 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.46 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.3"987.07 miWest0° 00' 40.2"0.77 miNorth987.11 mi
24 hours0° 02' 33.5"2.81 miEast0° 16' 17.4"18.67 miNorth18.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 60° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.85 meters/second, 1525.9 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.80 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miNorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 23' 04.5"947.88 miWest0° 05' 20.7"6.13 miNorth948.14 mi
24 hours14° 38' 28.0"964.78 miEast2° 43' 05.9"186.92 miNorth989.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 12:30 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandWed 11:30 AM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaWed 1:30 PM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleWed 11:30 AM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:00 Noon2819 km1752 miles1522 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeWed 2:30 PM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurWed 2:30 PM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisWed 10:30 AM2983 km1853 miles1611 nmWest W
Saint-DenisWed 10:30 AM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmWest W
PontianakWed 1:30 PM3253 km2021 miles1756 nmNortheast NE

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